Birthdays-in-Blue for the ever youthful LESPAUL, key player in the development of the solid body electric guitar, making him grandfather, godfather, and/or stepfather of Rock ‘n’ Roll. LESPAUL—93 Today!!! Today also marks the birthdays of Mr. Excitement Himself—JACKIEWILSON, the ill fated JOHNNYACE, and
American Popular Song Immortal—Composer/Lyricist COLEPORTER.
Other Birthdays-in-Blue this week include SHIRLEYALSTONREEVES of The Shirelles, GARY ‘US’ BONDS, BOBBYFREEMAN, JOEYDEE, The Deepest of the Deep Soul Singers—JAMESCARR, POOKIEHUDSON of the Spaniels, and Blues Titan HOWLIN’ WOLF